I saw The Cure a number of times between the early 1980s and the mid 1990s but after that the stars never really aligned right so passed on a couple of tours. Perhaps I thought Robert would never ever match the September 1996 gig at Radio City Music Hall, pushing one of their great albums, Wild Mood Swings, and a 32 song setlist that was really great. And hasn’t changed that much in the past twenty years, I might.
I interviewed them once as well, and in retrospect it was hysterical poor hungover Robert Smith, was forced to apologize for using bigger amplifiers (“we wanted it to sound better and since we can afford it…”). We had a coupla Heinekens and everybody felt better soon after.
I went to Duane Reade for Ticketmaster tickets, and the guy who handled it was a real pro back in those days and got me fourth row. Those were the glory days of ticket buying, prices were still relatively low and with a friend at Ticketmaster and only buying one, I was consistently getting great seats.
They added Monday, June 20th, and I couldn’t resist it. I picked myself up a ticket and while I know it is about as far from fourth row as you can get, and I know I am honor bound to be bummed out, but even so, if it is just HALF AS GOOD…
at the top of the singles charts and at the top of the movie box office
Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – November 1978 (Volume 10, Number 6)
I’m not taking the band QUITE as seriously as I once did
Rocky Kramer’s Rock & Roll Tuesdays Presents “Rocktober” On Tuesday October 4th, 2022 7 PM PT on Twitch
Rocky Kramer will be hosting “Rocktober” on this week’s episode of Rocky Kramer’s Rock & Roll Tuesdays on Twitch. Tune into Twitch on Tuesday, October 4th, at 7 PM PT for this amazing show. Rocky Kramer is a guitar virtuoso, often being compared to the greatest guitar players in the world. Rocky has performed on…
“In these shows I’ve got some stories to sing, and some songs to tell…”
heavy metal all killa
a scary 87K EAUs
don’t let her father distract you
his sonic landscape largely exceeds his simple roots in folk
The globally streamed 6 hour concert presented by Fenix360 and WOWtv for the “Let Me Help Inc.org Foundation” (a 501c3 charity) for “Children of the World”, Saturday, October 1st, 2022, Reviewed
between the needs of charity, the needs of empathy